| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The decision whether to keep the city’s at-large voting system or split the community into districts could be up to local voters next spring as the Glendale City Council is leaning toward placing the question on a ballot.
The council on Tuesday...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:09 PM
City officials will solicit feedback from community groups about whether Glendale should establish council districts after they received a letter from a private attorney alleging the current at-large voting system is polarizing minorities in local...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:44 PM
Glendale school officials are moving to change the district’s voting system from an at-large one to a district-based system to remove the school district from scrutiny under the California Voting Rights Act and the potential for litigation.
| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Glendale Community College officials are joining other government entities in the city in taking the first steps toward adopting a district-based voting system to avoid litigation and pressure under the California Voting Rights Act.
On Oct. 21,...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:23 PM
A law firm was recently hired by Glendale Community College officials to help the school on an “as-needed” basis with redistricting matters.
College officials began a discourse over redistricting a little over two years ago when consultants...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:36 AM
Rather than get rid of free self-defense classes offered by a city commission for women and girls that puts the city on shaky legal grounds, the City Council this week unanimously voted to offer similar classes for men and boys.
Most of the council...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:18 PM
When former Glendale Councilwoman Eileen Givens went knocking on doors to campaign for the first time, some residents told her they couldn’t vote for her because there was already a woman on the council, as if the token seat was occupied.
| Jun 14, 2014
| 11:35 AM
This has been a fascinating week, gender wise. First, Glendale resumed its women's self-defense class — delayed while officials tried to figure out how to deal with cries of gender bias from a San Diego nonprofit with a self-important name.
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:38 PM
A couple of our city councilmen were openly dismissive this spring of the assertion by the nonprofit National Coalition for Men that it was not appropriate that the Glendale Commission on the Status of Women offered free self-defense classes to females...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 3:16 PM
The federal judge who overturned Proposition 8 Wednesday said the ballot initiative that banned same-sex marriage was based on moral disapproval of gay marriage and ordered the state to stop enforcing the ban.
U.S. District Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker,...
| Nov 4, 2010
I've been quite amused by the News-Press and Burbank Leader sports departments the last couple of weeks, as all eyes were locked on our little newsroom television as it showed images of various baseball competitions played to determine who would be the...
| Aug 21, 2010
Oh, the difficult task of bringing the life story of someone pivotal in world history to the stage or screen. Why are the end results so routinely repetitive in structure or endlessly boring in execution?
Well, too many biographies spend so much time on...